According to results from the National Elder Mistreatment Study, funded by the National Institute of Justice, approximately one in 10 older adults reported experiencing at least one form of elder mistreatment in the past year.
As part of its commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the U.S Department of Justice’s Elder Justice Initiative and Office on Violence Against Women invite you to watch A View from the Bench: A Roundtable Discussion with Judges about Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation.
Date: June 11, 2019
Time: 12:30–2:30 p.m. eastern time
Watch the event live: www.justice.gov/live
During this roundtable discussion, judges from around the country will share their views and experiences presiding over elder abuse or financial exploitation cases. The panel will discuss the important role of judges in combating elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.
(Posted June 10, 2019)